Praveen Nair MATHAVAN
Age: 17 (born on 02.04.1997)
Registration number: 0023158
Club: KL Equestrian
Praveen started riding at ten years of age and competing at 11 in 2007. He first competed internationally for Malaysia at the age of 13 in South Korea and has been successful in both Dressage and Jumping. Some of his major achievements include gold medal in the individual dressage in the 2014 South East Asian Games; qualification to the FEI World Jumping Challenge Finals 2014; and a gold medal in the individuals CSI** KRA Cup 2014 in Seoul, Korea.
Currently at college doing his International Baccalaureate, Praveen speaks English and Malay and aside from horse riding, he enjoys watching movies and playing other sports such as basketball, football & badminton.
His sporting hero is Marcus Ehning and he hopes to one day be running his own business.
He has a great website with a wealth of information, news clippings and more, so check out: http://praveenolympicsvision.com